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What do Springtails Eat? Oh!

Springtails are common but harmless pests found in homes and gardens anywhere in the world. They are non-flying hexapods that generally infest compost heaps, leaf litter, and lawn soil, as they love living in areas that are moist, humid, and full of decaying plant matter. They benefit the environment by contributing to the breakdown of …

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Ants in Your Carpet? Here’s How You Fix That For Good!

We see ants in every part of our houses. Whether it be on our walls, our food, our plants, and even our carpets – they’re everywhere. Sometimes the vacuums we need for these pesky little pests may be anteaters! The big question then has always been how to get rid of ants in your carpet?? …

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Here’s Why Most Insects Die on Their Backs – Unbelievable!

It has long been believed that cockroaches will live even after the end of the world. This is something we’ve heard time and time again – like in Wall-E. So it’s odd when we find a cockroach laying dead, flat on its back. The big question is why do most insects die on their backs?? …

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Here’s How Insects Communicate (and it’s Truly Fascinating!)

“Communication is key.” Indeed, we see this in action when people talk, dogs bark, snakes hiss, and when frogs croak.  But have you ever wondered how insects communicate? Unlike most mammals, reptiles, and amphibians that are large enough to be observed and heard, insects are often too tiny to be seen conversing with one another. …

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